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Want to enjoy some of the best paddling on earth? Since coastal First Nations began hollowing out canoes thousands of years ago humans have enjoyed navigating the waterways of British Columbia and today the province offers every form of paddling experience from sea kayaking and lake canoeing to whitewater rafting and river surfing on stand up paddleboards. Explore our six distinct areas that include more than 20,000 lakes, 27 million kilometres of coastline, and too many rivers and creeks to count. You’re guaranteed to find the water that’s right for you.

Paddle your way through each region of BC.

Every corner of the province has something unique to offer paddlers, from novices to experts.

Explore every type of paddling experience.

From kayak fishing to whitewater rafting, we offer every form of activity to wet your appetite.

Take your paddle on a memorable dip.

Whatever type of water you prefer, we’ve got the body for you, from small creeks to the Pacific Ocean.

Experiences and Kayak Fishing

Everything You Need to Know About Kayak Fishing in British Columbia

British Columbia angler Bryce Lussier has cast for fish from seaside beaches, rocky freshwater shorelines, large boats, outboard runabouts, and he’s even enjoyed ice fishing while sitting in the cab of his…

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Paddleboarding 101

How to Choose a Paddleboard in BC

Not only was standup paddleboarding the fastest growing watersport in North America a few years ago, it was the fastest growing sport — period. Everyone was getting into the activity because it was…

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Canoe, Kayak, Kayak Fishing, Lakes, Ocean, Paddleboard, Rafting & Rivers

How To Paddle Safely in British Columbia

From sea kayaking Howe Sound to rafting the rapids of Golden’s Kicking Horse River, the province of British Columbia offers something for every kind of paddler. But it’s important to know how…

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